Fresh water is becoming a scarce resource in the United States and across the globe as demand continues to rise due to population and business growth. This emergent scarcity means businesses will face more consequences of the complex regulatory and legal frameworks governing water use and water quality.
Michael Best’s Water team understands those issues. We guide clients through the heavily regulated, politically sensitive environment surrounding the management of, investment in, and development of water resources.
From artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning to autonomous vehicles, virtual reality, and cryptocurrency, the rapid evolution of technology shows no sign of slowing down. Companies in the digital technology sector are among the world’s most highly valued companies, with good reason. And businesses in every sector now use digital technology in all kinds of ways, from basic email to sophisticated data analytics.
All businesses have to comply with government regulations—some more so than others. Our Regulatory practice is designed to serve clients in heavily regulated industries, such as manufacturing and utility services, as well as across various industries in regulated areas that impact business as a whole, such as environmental regulation.
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Kristin concentrates on patent searching, due diligence, and prosecution.
Norma is a paralegal in the Milwaukee office.
Heather provides comprehensive business-related immigration services and support to firm clients.
Thom brings deep knowledge and significant experience to his real estate and finance practice. His focus includes real estate development, urban redevelopment, municipal finance, land use and zoning, tax incremental financing, and general municipal law. Prior to joining Michael Best, Thom represented the City of Milwaukee as an Assistant City Attorney in the Office of the City Attorney.
Dan is an approachable, energetic, and trusted associate with a practice focusing on general business and other corporate matters. Dan counsels corporate clients of all sizes and brings a broad range of experience to his practice in corporate law, including corporate planning and formation, commercial contracting and negotiation, mergers and acquisitions, and venture capital and angel fundraising.
Geoffrey brings more than a decade of legal and eDiscovery experience to his work as a discovery consultant. As a member of the firm’s Litigation Support team, he consults with clients, attorneys, and technical support teams to develop custom workflows and leverage legal technologies in order to create cost-efficient practices and streamlined discovery efforts.
Rebecca is an experienced privacy and cybersecurity attorney who works closely with clients to help them protect their data assets and comply with complex regulations. She counsels clients on a range of privacy and data security matters, such as legal issues related to the FTC Act, GDPR, HIPAA, CCPA, CAN-SPAM, TCPA, GLBA, COPPA, CalOPPA, EU Data Protection and E-Privacy Directives, data breach notification laws, and other federal, state, and international regulations.
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